Oops and Ah Hah on the Weaving Front

Although I have been weaving over a series of years, weaving takes a back seat to most things – selling pottery, picking beans, making lunch, etc.  So I don’t really have much experience.  Years ago I got a rug loom at an auction.  the bid was going just a bit higher than I was willing to spend when Ken stepped in, bid, and the other fellow quit.  It had a sectional warp – the ability …

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Frost Warning Special!

Tonight there are frost warnings. Once asparagus grows above soil level it is vulnerable to frost. And once frozen, it is inedible.   So, today Ken picked everything above soil level, and we have some short pieces.     They are weighed out the same as the usual bunches of spears. Advantage of shorties? MORE TIPS!

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Piglets Have Arrived!

Each year we get piglets. Pigs are an important member of the team here. They are four legged rototillers. We rotate them from project to project. Some years the y clear new garden space, renovate areas, clear fence lines, etc. They love to dig! And they eat culls from the garden – lower cabbage leaves, broccoli plants, etc. When they arrive they are small, and Oscar takes on the job of nanny. This year we …

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Spring Opener Preparations

Each year at the start of May we have an open house we call the Spring Opener.  Pottery is washed and priced.    Fresh eggs and vegetables are available for sale as well as maple syrup.        Many people walk through the woods and see gardens, blooming trees, etc     The event is Saturday, May 7th and Sunday the 8th.  We hope to see you here between 10:00 and 5:00. 

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